About IMF Board of Directors

Dr Peter Fricker

Peter is a consultant in sport and exercise medicine, working across several roles at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) before being appointed director of the AIS (2005-2011). He has worked internationally in Qatar, in sports administration, research, anti-doping, and public health, and currently holds professorial appointments at the University of Canberra, Victoria University and Griffith University.

Prof. Dick Telford

Dick is one of Australia’s most recognised and successful distance running coaches, a leading sports scientist and international researcher in children’s health and physical activity. He established the Australian Institute of Sport’s Sports Science and Sport Medicine Centre and headed it for nearly three decades. He is currently Adjunct Professor at the University of Canberra’s ASPIRE Centre.

Peter Gordon

Peter Gordon is CEO of Hands Across Canberra, an independent community foundation supporting more than 160 local organisations. Peter has been a director of IMF since its foundation and it follows his long association with Rob de Castella’s Smart Start for Kids.  Peter is also a director of the National Centre For Australian Children’s Literature and the Canberra Area Theatre Awards.